One dead, one injured after shooting in Linden

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One person has died after a Thursday afternoon shooting in Linden.

Police say the shooting happened near the intersection of Joyce Avenue and Republic Avenue around 1:30pm. Officers found two male victims on the porch suffering from gunshot wounds. Both had life-threatening injuries; one man died at the hospital and the other is expected to survive.

Police say unknown suspects apparently pulled up in front of a residence in the 2300 block of Republic Avenue and “exchanged gunfire with at least one of the victims.” The suspects fled the scene in a green minivan. Police say the minivan was recovered a short time later.

Police have not released any information about suspects.

The victims’ names have not been released.

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